Peer-reviewed Publications

Brewer, J.H., O’Reilly, K.M., and Buck, C.L. (2010) Effect of nestling status and brood size on concentration of corticosterone of free-living kittiwake chicks. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 166(1): 19-24. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2009.08.005

Burns, J.M., Skomp, N.,* Bishop, N.,* Lestyk, K.,*, and Hammill, M. (2010) Development of aerobic and anaerobic metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscles from harp and hooded seals. Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 740-748. doi:10.1242/jeb.037929

Carlson, M.L., Flagstad, L.A., Gillet, F., and Mitchell, E.A.D. (2010) Community development along a proglacial chronosequence:  Are above-ground and below-ground community structure controlled more by biotic than abiotic factors? Journal of Ecology. 98(5): 1084-1095. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01699.x

Chimner, R.A., Welker, J.M., Morgan, J., LeCain, D., and Reeder, J. (2010) Experimental manipulations of winter snow and summer rain influence ecosystem carbon cycling in a mixed-grass prairie, Wyoming, USA.  Ecohydrology. 3(3): 284-293. doi:10.1002/eco.106

Czimczik, C.I., and Welker, J.M. (2010) Radiocarbon content of CO2 respired from High Arctic tundra in Northwest Greenland.  Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 42(3): 342-350. doi:10.1657/1938-4246-42.3.342

Gerken, S. (2010) Watlingia, a new genus (Cumacea: Lampropidae) from the waters of New Zealand. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30(2):296-306. doi: 10.1651/09-3188.1

Hagedorn, B. Sletten, R.S., Hallet, B., McTuigue, D.F. and Steig, E.J. (2010) Ground ice recharge via brine transport in frozen soils of Victoria Valley, Antarctica: Insights from modeling δ18O and δD profiles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74(2): 435-448. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.10.021

Kulmatiski, A., Beard, K.H., Verweij, R.J.T., and February, E.C. (2010) A depth-controlled tracer technique measures vertical, horizontal and temporal patterns of water use by plants in a sub-tropical savanna. New Phytologist. 188(1): 199-209. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03338.x

Liu, Z., Bowen, G., Welker, J.M.  (2010) Atmospheric circulation is reflected in precipitation isotope gradients over the conterminous United States. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.  115: D22120, doi:10.1029/2010JD014175.

Nowinski, N., Taneva, L., Trumbore, S., and Welker, J.M. (2010) Decomposition of old organic matter as a result of deeper active layers in a snow depth manipulation experiment. Oecologia.  163(3): 785-792. doi:10.1007/s00442-009-1556-x

Prewitt, J.S., Freistoffer, D.V., Schreer, J.F., Hammill, M.O., and Burns, J.M. (2010) Postnatal development of muscle biochemistry in nursing harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) pups: Limitations to diving behavior?  Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 180(5): 757-766.  doi: 10.1007/s00360-010-0448-z

Ralle, M., Huster, D., Vogt, S., Schirrmeister, W., Burkhead, J.L., Capps, T.R., Gray, L., Lai, B., Maryon, E., and Lutsenko, S. (2010) Wilson Disease at a single cell level: Intracellular copper trafficking activates compartment-specific responses in hepatocytes. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285(40): 30875-30883. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.114447

Romero, M.C., Taplella, F., Stevens, B.G. and Buck, C.L. (2010) Effects of reproductive stage and temperature on rates of oxygen consumption in Paralithodes platypus (Decapoda: Anomura). Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30(3): 393-400.  doi:10.1651/09-3203.1

Spalinger, D.E., Collins, W.B., Hanley, T.A., Cassara, N.E., and Carnahan, A.M.* (2010) The impact of tannins on protein, dry matter, and energy digestion in moose (Alces alces). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 88(10): 977-987. doi:10.1139/Z10-064

Stevenson, B.A., Kelly, E.F., McDonald, E.V., Busacca, A.J., and Welker, J.M. (2010) Oxygen isotope ratios in Holocene carbonates across a climatic gradient, eastern Washington State, USA: Evidence for seasonal effects on pedogenic mineral isotopic composition.  The Holocene. 20(4): 575-583. doi:10.1177/0959683609356588

Sullivan, P.F. (2010) Snow distribution, soil temperature and late winter CO2 efflux from soils near the Arctic treeline in northwest Alaska. Biogeochemistry.  99(1-3): 65-77. doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9390-0

Sullivan, P.F., Arens, S.J.T., Sveinbjörnsson, B., and Welker, J.M. (2010) Modeling the seasonality of belowground respiration along an elevation gradient in the western Chugach Mountains, Alaska. Biogeochemistry. 101(1-3): 61-75. doi: 10.1007/s10533-010-9471-0

Sullivan, P.F., and Sveinbjörnsson, B. (2010) Microtopographic control of treeline advance in Noatak National Preserve, Northwest Alaska. Ecosystems.  13(2): 275-285. doi:10.1007/s1002-010-9318-5.

Sveinbjörnsson, B., Smith, M., Traustason, T., Ruess, R.W., and Sullivan, P.F. (2010) Variation in carbohydrate source–sink relations of forest and treeline white spruce in southern, interior and northern Alaska. Oecologia. 163(4): 833-843. doi:10.1007/s00442-010-1597-1

Vachon, R.W., Welker, J.M., White, J.W.C., and Vaughn, B.H. (2010) Moisture source temperatures and precipitation δ18O-temperature relationships across the United States. Water Resources Research. 46: W07523. doi:10.1029/2009WR008558

Vachon, R.W., Welker, J.M., White, J.W.C., and Vaughn, B.H. (2010) Monthly precipitation isoscapes (δ18O) of the United States: Connections with surface temperatures, moisture source conditions, and air mass trajectories. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres. 115: D21126. doi:10.1029/2010JD014105

Vugmeyster, L., Ostrovsky, D., Ford, J.J., and Lipton, A.S. (2010) Freezing of dynamics of a methyl group in a protein hydrophobic core at cryogenic temperatures by deuteron NMR spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132(12): 4038-4039. doi:10.1021/ja909599k

Vugmeyster, L., Ostrovsky, D., and Li, Y.J. (2010) Comparison of fast backbone dynamics at amide nitrogen and carbonyl sites in dematin headpiece C-terminal domain and Its S74E mutant.  Journal of Biomolecular NMR. 47(2): 155-162. doi:10.1007/s10858-010-9417-9

Vugmeyster, L., Ostrosvsky, D., Moses, M., Ford, J.J., Lipton, A.S., Hoatson, G.L., and Vold, R.L. (2010) Comparative dynamics of leucine methyl groups in FMOC-leucine and in a protein hydrophobic core probed by solid-state deuteron Nuclear Magnetic Resonance over 7−324 K temperature range.  Journal of Physical Chemistry. 114(48): 15799-15807. doi:10.1021/jp1082467

Willacker, J.J.,* von Hippel, F.A., Wilton, P.R., and Walton, K.M. (2010) Classification of threespine stickleback along the benthic-limnetic axis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 101(3): 595-608. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01531.x

Williams, C.T.,‡ and Buck, C.L. (2010) Using fatty acids as dietary tracers in seabird trophic ecology: theory, application and limitations.  Journal of Ornithology. 151(3): 531–543. doi:10.1007/s10336-010-0513-0

Williams, C.T., ‡ and Buck, C.L. (2010) Spatial and temporal variation in tufted puffin Fratercula cirrhata nestling diet quality and growth rates.  Journal of Marine Ornithology. 38: 41-48.

Other Publications

Burns, J.M. (2010) Review of Recent Mammals of Alaska.  Polar Research.  29: 229-231.

Maselko, J., Toth, A., Horvath, D., Pantaleone, J., and Strizhak, P. (2010) Self-construction of complex precipitation structures by spatio-temporal organization of physical and chemical processes. In: Precipitation Patterns in Reaction-Diffusion Systems, Istvan Lagzi, ed. Research Signpost: Kerala, India.  ISBN: 978-81-308-0420-0

Savarese, D.M., and Burns, J.M. (2010) Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) use of the Bering Glacier habitat: Implications for management.  In: Schochman, R.A., and Josberger, E.G., eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary Studies of Earth’s Largest Temperate Surging Glacier. Geological Society of America Special Paper 462. pp. 181-192. doi:10.1130/2010.2462(09)

von Hippel, F.A., Editor (2010). Tinbergen's Legacy in Behaviour:  Sixty Years of Landmark Stickleback Papers.  Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. 539 pp. Includes the following historical commentaries:

  • von Hippel, F.A.  Introduction: The stickleback model, pp. 3-11.
  • von Hippel, F.A.  The reproductive cycle, pp. 23-39.
  • von Hippel, F.A.  Homosexuality, cannibalism and sexual strategies, pp. 193-201.
  • von Hippel, F.A.  Predators and parasites, pp. 347-352.
  • von Hippel, F.A.  Physiology and behaviour, pp. 413-422.
  • von Hippel, F.A. and Cresko, W.A.  Behavioural genetics, phylogenetics and speciation, pp. 459-467.

Weigner, H.L.,* and von Hippel, F.A. (2010) Biogeography and ecological succession in freshwater fish assemblages of the Bering Glacier Region, Alaska.  In: Schochman, R.A., and Josberger, E.G., eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary Studies of Earth’s Largest Temperate Surging Glacier: Geological Society of America Special Paper 462. pp. 167-180. doi:10.1130/2010.2462(08)